Persuasive Essay On Lung Cancer

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According to the News Medical Life Scientists the issue of health complications due to smoking first arose when scientists realized that smoking had a big impact on the human body in the 1950s. Lung cancer was once a very rare disease, so rare that doctors took special notice when confronted with a case. Also The Center for Disease Control and Prevention states that today's cigarettes cause about one million deaths from lung cancer per year, a number that will rise to nearly 2 million per year by the 2020s and 2030s. According to Hermann Rottmann a Medical Doctor in 1989 proposed that tobacco dust, not smoke might be causing the elevated incidence of lung tumours among German tobacco workers. According to …show more content…

According to tobaccofreeca.com In 1995, California was the first state to enact a statewide smoking ban; throughout the early to mid-2000s, especially between 2004 and 2007, an increasing number of states enacted a statewide smoking ban of some kind. Also tobaccofreeca.com says as of July 2015, the most recent statewide smoking ban is North Dakota’s, which was ratified by voters on November 6, 2012. As further detailed in this list, smoking laws vary widely throughout the United States. Some places in the United States do not generally regulate smoking at all, some ban smoking in certain areas and not others, and some ban smoking nearly everywhere, even in outdoor areas (no state bans smoking in all public outdoor areas, but some local jurisdictions do). As of July 1, 2016, according to the American Nonsmokers Rights Foundation, 82.0% of the U.S. population lives under a ban on smoking in "workplaces, restaurants, bars, by either a state, commonwealth, or local law, and 58.6% live under a ban covering all workplaces, restaurants, and bars. Also American Nonsmokers Rights says a smoking ban (either state or local) has been enacted covering all bars and restaurants in each of the 60 most populated cities in the United States except these 13: Arlington, Atlanta, Fort Worth, Jacksonville, Memphis, Miami, Las Vegas, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Tampa, Tulsa, and Virginia

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